Miller, Gerrit S., New York, 1888

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Creator

Miller, Gerrit S. (Gerrit Smith), 1869-1956

Abstract

The field book documents Gerrit S. Miller's collecting in Geneva, New York, January 28 - June 1,1888. Pages are numbered. Entries are dated and describe observations of birds. Entries are sometimes headed with the type of bird (with scientific name) being observed, followed with a description of behavior and interactions. Some are indicated as being collected specimens, listing quantity, sex, and field number. Entries are interspersed through out the journal with blank pages in between. Sometimes Miller also records weather, temperature, time of day. At the end of the volume is a list of dates with quantities.

Date Range

1888

Start Date

Jan 28, 1888

End Date

Jun 01, 1888

Access Information

At least 24 hours advance notice is recommended to consult this collection. Contact the Division of Mammals at 202-633-1253 to make an appointment.

Topic

  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Place

  • United States
  • New York
  • Geneva

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-265

Collection name

Division of Mammals, Gerrit S. Miller Field Notes, 1886 - 1937

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Division of Mammals